WINNIPEG, CANADA - MARCH 2: Goaltenders Al Montoya #35 of the Winnipeg Jets and Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals mirror each other as they take part in the pre-game warm up at the MTS Centre on March 2, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)
I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.
— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website